M.C. Seymour's A Catalogue of Chaucer Manuscripts: Volume Two: The PDF

By M.C. Seymour

ISBN-10: 1859280579

ISBN-13: 9781859280577

This moment quantity, which completes the 1st finished catalogue of Chaucer's manuscripts, describes the fifty six extant copies and the fragments of eight differently misplaced copies of the Canterbury stories. those manuscripts, final tested jointly over 50 years in the past, are right here defined after a clean appraisal and within the gentle of recent scholarship, and a few revisions of date, ornament, dialect, place, provenance, and script are instructed. The advent defines a few of the significant textual difficulties posed by way of the manuscripts and offers a few suggestions thereon, whereas suggesting suggestions to a couple incidental cruces. The Indices and Appendices list the quotation of misplaced and unidentified copies of the Canterbury stories, the names of former proprietors and co-workers, and addenda et corrigenda for quantity I. is designed as a reference paintings for these academics and scholars who desire to understand what and the place the extant fabric is with no the labour of its assortment and for these capable within the a variety of specialities of manuscript bibliography to boost current knowledge.

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